Mozart: Duos for Violin & Viola; Jean-Marie LeClair: Sonata for 2 Violins ()

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composed by Jean-Marie Leclair, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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  1. Duo for violin & viola No. 1 in G major, K. 423
  2. Duo for violin & viola No. 2 in B flat major, K. 424
  3. Sonatas (6) for 2 violins (or viols), Op. 3: No 4, in F
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Listening to these two Mozart duos for violin and viola, a listener's initial assessment may be that these works -- though charming, elegant, and graceful in every sense of the words -- are not all-together Mozartian in their occasional lack of depth and profundity and somewhat angular transitions. What we have here, however, is Mozart deliberately trying not to write like himself. Rather, he was attempting to imitate the compositional style of Michael Haydn -- a close friend of Mozart who had fallen ill and needed Mozart's ...

Mozart: Duos for Violin & Viola; Jean-Marie LeClair: Sonata for 2 Violins 1991, RCA

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